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Walt Pickut’s writing career began with publishing medical research in1971 while working at the Jersey City Medical Center and the NYU Hospital and School of Medicine. Walt holds board registries in respiratory care and sleep technology as well as bachelor's degrees in biology and communication, and a master's degrees in physiology from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey, with additional graduate work in mass communication completed at SUNY Amherst. He currently teaches Presentational Speaking in the Houghton College PACE program at JCC and holds memberships in the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. He lives in Jamestown with his wife Nancy, an MSW social worker, and has three children: Dr. Cait Lamberton in Pittsburgh, Bill Pickut, a marketing executive in Chicago, and Rev. Matt Pickut in Plymouth, IN.

Chautauqua International Film Festival Presents Screenings and Awards

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut The fourth annual Chautauqua International Film Festival (CIFF) is coming to the Cappa Theater at the Robert H. Jackson Center in...

Stubborn

“No! I won’t.” Remember that? If anybody reading this was not a stubborn kid at least once in your life, stop reading this. You won’t...

NASA Comes to Martz-Kohl Observatory for Moon Month

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Board of Directors, MKO MEN WALK ON MOON! It was one of the biggest headlines in a century and it rocked the world...

At the Extremes…

Nobody cares about mediocre. I have never seen a foot race in which the winner is the one who comes in closest to the average...

There’s no place like…

“…Home.” That’s what Dorothy said. She clicked the heels of her ruby-red slippers three times and said it over and over and over – and...

All the World’s a Stage…

All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players… How’s your Shakespeare? We’ve all heard those lines from As You Like It....

Ride or Drive?

It’s nice to be a passenger. It’s comfortable, it’s restful, and it’s easy. But what if your bus driver doesn’t know where you want to...

Give Big CHQ: A New Way to Contribute

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Give Big CHQ is a new kind of fundraising event. It is designed to raise as many dollars as possible for more...

Tax or Give?

“The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets.” I’m surprised funny man Will Rogers said...

Gulp!

Gulp. Grab a mouthful, take a swig, and then grab it ‘n go! Fine dining on the run, right? Wrong. It’s not fine dining. It...

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